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Dr. Darrick Antell ’73, an internationally renowned plastic surgeon in Manhattan, recently received an Alumni Community Award from the Medical College at the University of Toledo. A biology major and Kappa Alpha brother at HWS, he earned a doctorate in dentistry in 1978 from Case Western Reserve and then his medical degree. Antell was honored for

Matt Garman ’06 and Rebecca Gutwin ’06 have been named ESPN Academic All-Americans. Garman was named to the ESPN The Magazine Men’s At-Large Academic All-America® first team. A biology and chemistry major, he graduated summa cum laude with high honors in chemistry in May. Garman, a forward on the hockey team, is just the second

Lisa White ’05, the first HWS intern on the coast of Maine as part of the Audubon Society’s “Project Puffin,” has had more than her share of wet and wild weather since commencement. Before the summer even began, an extreme storm in May set back the breeding in puffins and razorbills, which seem to have

Dr. F. Jay Pitocchelli ’79, a professor of biology at St. Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., and his pursuit of the mourning warbler, were described in a story in the July 24 edition of the New Hampshire Sunday News, published in Manchester. Pitocchelli, who joined the St. Anselm faculty in 1992, has been recording the

William F. McGowan elected to serve GENEVA, N.Y.—Geneva Scholarship Associates (GSA) has elected William F. McGowan to serve as the organization’s new board president. McGowan, a graduate of Syracuse University and University of Michigan Law School, has been practicing law in Geneva for 40 years. An active member of the Geneva community, McGowan has been

Matthew C. Lamanna ’97 has been named assistant curator of vertebrate paleontology at the prestigious Carnegie Museum of Natural History. He was featured in the Sunday, June 27, Finger Lakes Times article “Making waves in paleontology.” target=”new” According to the article, two weeks ago, Lamanna returned from doing field work in Patogonia, near the southern

Rosina Lombardi ’01, a chemistry alumna, received a prestigious NASA graduate fellowship to study life on Mars. Lombardi is pursuing the Ph.D. in chemistry/biophysics at Syracuse University and was recently notified that she has received a NASA pre-doctoral fellowship based on a proposal that she authored titled “Detection of Chirality in Amino Acids Using Fourier

L. Scott Clark, a member of the Hobart Class of 1988, has been promoted to executive director of laboratory services at Gentris Corporation, a clinical pharmacogenomics testing and diagnostic products company. Clark has held numerous corporate and academic research positions in pharmacogenomics, molecular biology, genotoxicology, mutational spectra, and DNA sequencing. He held the position of

“The Lost Dinosaurs of Egypt” will air tonight on the A&E Network featuring Matthew C. Lamanna, a 1997 graduate of Hobart College, who participated in the Sahara Desert dig. GENEVA, N.Y.—The A&E network is promoting its upcoming documentary as a real-life “Indiana Jones” adventure. The documentary will feature Matthew C. Lamanna, a Hobart graduate and

In recognition of remarkable service and professional achievement, at the 2019 Commencement ceremony, Hobart and William Smith Colleges awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters to Gloria Robinson Lowry ’52, L.H.D. ’19, a graduate who embodies the values and character of the HWS community. In a career spanning from the civil rights movement